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Wednesday, December 22, 2021 | 5:30 p.m. Pacific

A Holiday Choral Sing-Along
Family Sing
with Valerie Sainte-Agathe

What could be better than singing together for the holidays? AMN is teaming up with the San Francisco Girls Chorus and their artistic director Valerie Sainte-Agathe for a holiday choral workshop designed for the whole family. Attend in person in San Francisco or online via Zoom and join our warm circle of friends in a festive holiday music event!

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About the Event

Date and Time

Wednesday | December 22, 2021 | 5:30 p.m. Pacific

Who should attend?

Everyone who loves singing will enjoy this special event. We will sing holiday favorites and a few new songs too! Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Special event for the littler onesSF Girls Chorus will provide a free HOLIDAY SING-ALONG event for children ages 5 – 11 while parents participate in the main sing-along. Capacity is limited, so sign up today!

How should I prepare?

Download your music and learn your part, or just come for an hour of holiday favorites.

Is there a cost?

IN-PERSON: Adults $25, children 12-18 $12.50
ONLINE-ONLY: $15
SPECIAL OFFER: with every in-person ticket purchase, you will receive a half-price coupon for an online ticket. Bring your whole family, wherever they are!

How do I attend?

Register at Eventbrite using the registration button.

In-person attendees will join us at the Kanbar Performing Arts Center in San Francisco, 44 Page Street.

COVID safety requirements for in-person attendance:

  • All in-person attendees, ages 12 and older must show proof of vaccination at the door
  • All in-person attendees, all ages, must wear a well-fitting mask

Online attendees will receive an email with a link to your personal access page.


 

Register Now!

The Register Now! button will take you to the Eventbrite registration page for this event. You may register for the series before the first session, or for individual sessions.

Already registered? Go to your Eventbrite access page. Be sure to log in to Eventbrite with the same account that you used to purchase the ticket.

More questions? Check out the Online Access Help Page.

About the Mentor

Valérie Sainte-Agathe has prepared and conducted the San Francisco Girls Chorus since 2013, including performances with renowned ensembles throughout the United States and beyond. Through transformative choral music training, education, and performance, Ms. Sainte-Agathe empowers young women and champions the music of today throughout the choral world.

She most recently joined forces with The King’s Singers and Roomful of Teeth to further SFGC’s creative energy during the COVID-19 pandemic with several unique video and audio projects that were released in spring 2021. This season, Ms. Sainte-Agathe welcomes legendary American folk-jazz vocalist Bobby McFerrin as SFGC Artist-in-Residence.

Other recent highlights include her Carnegie Hall and Barbican Center debuts with the Philip Glass Ensemble, conducting with Michael Riesman in Glass’s Music with Changing Parts; conducting SFGC for the New York Philharmonic Biennial Festival at Lincoln Center; and collaborating with The Knights for the SHIFT Festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Her first recording as SFGC’s Music Director, Final Answer, was released on Orange Mountain Music in February 2018, and her second recording, My Outstretched Hand, was released in July 2019. She also served as Choir Master with Taylor Mac, recipient of MacArthur Foundation’s “Genius Grant,” for the “Holiday Sauce” production at the Curran Theater in December 2018.

Ms. Sainte-Agathe served as Music Director for the Young Singers program of the Montpellier National Symphony and Opera in France from 1998-2011, and participated in eight recordings with the Montpellier National Orchestra and The Radio France Festival.

In the 2021-2022 season, Ms. Sainte-Agathe will join forces with GRAMMY Award-winning Kronos Quartet and conduct the world premiere of At War With Ourselves by Michael Abels throughout the U.S. She will also serve as Artist in Residence in Choral Conducting at the University of the Pacific’s Conservatory of Music in Stockton, CA.

Workshop Materials

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